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are options we would look at and could consider. >> mayor jean quan says she doesn't want to see chief jordan's authority undermined and is hopeful the feds won't take control of the department. but she's coming up with options just in case, including bringing in what she calls a full-time compliance monitor. >> we really need someone here who can immediately say okay, we don't like the way how you're doing this training on use of force or we don't think that it's implemented correctly, et cetera. >> reporter: talk of receivership makes the head of the police union nervous but he says something needs to change. >> 20% increase in violent crime, we hit 100 murders already with 2 1/2 months left to go. the lowest level of police officers on the force in over a decade. that's not a good thing. >> reporter: the mayor says she would not want that compliance monitor to have the authority to hire or fire, but she would like that person to be here in oakland full time. of course, this is all left to a federal judge to decide, a hearing on the matter is scheduled for december 13. reporting live in oak
force. police chief howard jordan confirmed that one of his officers did fire the bean bag that injured iraq war veteran scott olson. he would not say if he is recommending that that officer be fired. meanwhile, reaction from the report was swift. >> what i wanted, i wanted the oakland police to be able to look at itself and discipline itself because everyone knows i was not happy on the day after october 25th. >> this report is indicative of what's wrong here in oakland. the report focuses on persecuting police officers and it shows the city has absolutely no interest in actually prosecuting criminals. >> reporter: we did reach out to scott olson tonight. he said he was surprised and he said he was happy and he hopes that this means that the oakland police department is moving in the right direction. now, the officers who are on the list to be disciplined or fired have a process. that means there is an appeals process for them and that process could take up to two months. reporting live in oakland, i'm cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >>> also in the east bay tonight hercules police off
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